hepatolenticular degeneration


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Related to hepatolenticular degeneration: Wilson's disease, Kayser-Fleischer rings
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Noun1.hepatolenticular degeneration - a rare inherited disorder of copper metabolismhepatolenticular degeneration - a rare inherited disorder of copper metabolism; copper accumulates in the liver and then in the red blood cells and brain
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he·pa·to·len·tic·u·lar de·gen·er·a·tion

n. degeneración hepatolenticular.
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[USPRwire, Wed Oct 17 2018] Wilson's disease is also known as progressive lenticular degeneration and hepatolenticular degeneration that causes copper poisoning in the body.
Wilson's disease (hepatolenticular degeneration) is an autosomal recessive defect in cellular copper transport.